Pitfall

Date: 
17 September 2015 to 10 August 2016
Recipient: 
Ty and Josie
Pattern: 
Scene from video game
Level of completion: 
Completed and given away

I’ve wanted to do a video game quilt for a long time. My original thoughts had focused on Space Invaders, but I realized that several people had done Space Invaders quilts, and I wanted to tackle a different game. I thought about games I’d loved as a child, and Pitfall was the obvious choice. There was a specific scene that immediately jumped to mind when I thought about this video game, and I thought, “Huh, it’s just squares, I can totally do this, right?”

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August 10, 2016

sunshine laws

I think the idea of keeping up a blog is a charming, weirdly outdated thing, but I still feel the compulsion to keep one. I’ve thought a lot recently about the impermanence of connection in the digital world I choose to live and work in.

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January 31, 2016

Obsession

I’ve given up calling it anything else. Seven Brides is an obsession, a project that feels like it’s taking forever to finish and yet I can’t let go of. I don’t write that statement out of complaint, but instead mingled fascination, and gratitude. 

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January 9, 2016

2015 in books

Unlike last year, I made my goal explicit: 50 books in 2015. Goodreads posted a lovely Year In Books page, which shows what I did this year, but I tend to capture this sort of thing for my own memory: (raw list here)

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December 31, 2015

Ends and means

I can say, finally, after five years and seven months:

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November 10, 2015